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Jeff Burgar A box on top of four wheels! Do we need more? Honestly, do we need even a box? Why not just a flat platform. Bring our own stool or seat. Bundle up warm because there is no heater…
Zeke and Zeb are in seventh heaven

The neighbours around Salt Prairie were getting worried. No one had heard from Zeke and Zeb in quite some time. Actually, the last anyone heard from them, they were all excited about the legalization of cannabis. We find them inside…

Richard Froese How many more sleeps to Christmas? Children are no doubt counting down the days to open their gifts. Let’s celebrate the real reason for the season: the birth of Jesus Christ. Somehow, and unfortunately, some of the focus…

Jeff Burgar We just had a horrible, horrible nightmare. To set the scene, we were reading an opinion piece. It appeared originally in the Calgary Herald daily newspaper. Written by Don Braid, the column talked about how Prime Minister Justin…
No one has officially complained, but . . .

As wonderful as the High Prairie Light-Up celebration is, I have heard the same story for many years. “There is nothing to do after the lights come on!” Actually, there is. Go to the fire hall and enjoy treats and…

Tom Henihan The separate Catholic school system in Alberta is always under attack: its very existence is a proverbial thorn in the side of so many individuals, especially those involved in politics or associated with the public school system. One…

Jeff Burgar The horrible death count, and still climbing, of deaths from current California wildfires proves a simple fact – man many times is not up to the job of fighting forest fires. All the expertise and know-how might indeed…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The Fort St. John Flyers have always put out the welcome mat for the High Prairie Regals when they arrive for a game. In five previous home games, the Flyers were perfect and outscored the…

Re: The Page Did someone fall and hit their head on a facist? Under the wonderful anonymity of no byline, someone keeps writing love letters to US President Donald Trump. There you don’t have to admit you are the only…

Jeff Burgar There’s much going on in the world: Cristiano Ronaldo has bumped Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez from the top rank of Instagram. The print industry has yet to understand that Google and Facebook, as they buy up advertising…

Jeff Burgar “So!” the fellow sneered at us. “You are Trump fans. Good luck with that!” Most of us, in fact, probably all of us in our little gaggle of happy-go-lucky come-what-may people have never once been confronted over our…

Editor’s note: Carol Webster, who publishes the Swan Hills Grizzly Gazette, is so fed up with the constant barrage of government news releases, particularly from the federal government, who have all but stopped advertising in community weeklies, that she has…

Mac Olsen Next Sunday marks the centennial of the end of the First World War. It is imperative for us to ensure for posterity that the fallen and all veterans will always be remembered. The last Canadian veteran of the…

Jeff Burgar There are many, many good things about Canada. So many in fact, if we had to make a list, we would have no idea where to start. Many people who are not Canadians also think Canada is a…